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Still Using a Flip Phone?

Still Using a Flip Phone?

I’m not the guy waiting in line at the Apple store for the latest iPhone release.  I let millions of other people roll the dice on Uber and Airbnb before I made the leap.  I’m just not an “early adopter”, it’s not in my DNA.  I’m much more of a risk manager.  However,...
Red Light, Green Light:  Rating ETFs is No Child’s Play

Red Light, Green Light: Rating ETFs is No Child’s Play

For all the extraordinary innovation occurring in ETFs, no standardized ratings exist to help everyday investors sort through the rapidly growing number of ETF options.  The most recent poster child of the problem this creates is the VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX...
No Reason to Tip Uncle Sam Each Year

No Reason to Tip Uncle Sam Each Year

“You must pay taxes. But there’s no law that says you gotta leave a tip.” – Morgan Stanley Unless you’re overly patriotic, highly altruistic, or have more money than you know what to do with, you likely agree paying less in taxes is better than...
ETFs in Pictures

ETFs in Pictures

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  If that’s the case, I’ve put together a novel here.  Below are my favorite ETF-related charts.  While there are still a few words, the pictures tell quite a story.  Enjoy! ETF Growth Any ETF pictorial must...